Helmer Twoyoungmen

Helmer Twoyoungmen is a grandfather and actor from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. He teaches his culture to others, including students at local schools, and hosts guests at his home to share the knowledge he has learned. The goal is to reconnect people with their culture because it can serve as a way to help people heal from trauma.

Helmer explains the messages sent by the creator using birds and eagles, as well as how we should all work together like wolves in a pack.  In the Îethka (Stoney) language with English subtitles. Click here to see the French version of this video.

Helmer tells the story of the bald eagle he saw in the remains of the burned McDougall Memorial United Church, and the hope it gave him for the future.  In the Îethka (Stoney) language with English subtitles. Click here to see the French version of this video.

Helmer teaches us the names of the four directions.  In the Îethka (Stoney) language with English subtitles. Click here to see the French version of this video.

Helmer explains how we must all work together to take care of Mother Earth.  In the Îethka (Stoney) language with English subtitles. Click here to see the French version of this video.